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ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
odoriferous - giving off an odor
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)