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deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
philology - study of language or words
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
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
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich