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avarice - greediness for wealth
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded