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bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food