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flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious