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ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
document - provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt