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humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm