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academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression