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plumage - feathers of a bird;
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus