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piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
peerless - having no equal; incomparable
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent