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ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness