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hummock - small hill; hillock
integrity - honesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
isotope - varying from of an element
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health