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avuncular - of or like an uncle
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity