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smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm