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miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
advert - refer