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aberrant - abnormal or deviant
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
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
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny