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BENTHIC
of, relating to, or occurring at the bottom of a body of water
COSTIVE
affected with constipation; slow in action or expression; not generous; stingey
DRAT
damn - used as a mild oath
ESTUARY
a water passage where the tide meets a river current; an arm of the sea at the lower end of a river
EXCOGITATE
to think out; devise
FECUND
fruitful in offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive or inventive to a marked degree
GORMLESS
lacking intelligence; stupid
GOURMAND
one who is excessively fond of eating and drinking; one who is heartily interested in good food and drink
HEMATINIC
an agent that tends to stimulate blood cell information or to increase the hemoglobin in the blood
INSELBERG
an isolated mountain
JUXTAPOSE
to place side by side
LANGUOR
weakness or weariness of body or mind; listless indolence or inertia; lethargy
LEMMA
the lower of the two brackets enclosing the flower in the spikelet or grasses; an auxiliary proposition used in the demonstration of another proposition; the argument or theme of a composition prefixed as a title or introduction; the heading or theme of a comment or note on a text; a glossed word or phrase
MUNITION
archaic; rampart, defense, armament, ammunition
RIDDEN
harassed, oppressed, or obsessed by, usually used in combination; excessively full of or supplied with, usually used in combination