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entomology - study of insects
ambulatory - able to walk
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
buccaneer - pirate
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile