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crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
seasoned - experienced
sinister - evil; ominous
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person