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infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
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
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.