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apiary
place where bees are kept
aviary
place where birds are kept
badgery
tease, annoy, nag
halcyon
calm, peaceful
lionize
treat as highly important
molt
shed feathers, skin
ornithology
study of birds
parasite
animal, plant, or person living on others, freeloader
parasitic
living at the expense of another
parrot
repeat mechanically
scavenger
animal or person removing refuse, decay, etc.
antidote
remedy for a poison or evil
astringent
substant that shrinks tissues and checks flow of blood
astringent
sever, stern, causing contraction
bengin
not dangerous
convalesce
recover health after illness, recuperate
convalescent
person recovering from sickness
fester
for pus
hypochondriac
one who is morbidly anxious about personal health
immunity
resistance (to a disease), freedom
immunize
make immune
lesion
injury, hurt
malignant
threatening to cause death, very evil
morbid
gruesome, having to do with disease
pestilential
morally harmful, pertaining to pestilance (plague) deadly
regimen
set of rules
salubrious
healthful
sebaceous
greasy
therapeutic
curative
toxic
poisonous
unguent
salve, ointment
viral
casued by a virus
cirulent
extremely poisonous, deadly, bitter
virus
disease-casuing substance too small to be seen through a microscope, corruptive force
acclaim
welcome with approval, applaud loudly
encomium
speech or writing of high praise, tribute, eulogy
eulogize
praise, glorify
kudos
fame of praise due to achievment
laudable
praiseworthy, commendable
laudatory
expressing praise
plaudit
applause, enthusiastic praise, acclaim
calumnious
falsely and maliciously accusing, defamatory, slanderous
derogatory
belittling
imputation
charge (unjust/fake)
libel
false and defamatory printed stament
libelous
inuriuous to reputation, defamatory
stigma
mark of disgrace
stigmatize
brand with a mark of disgrace
banter
playful teasing jooking
caricature
drawing, imitation, of description that ridiculously exaggerates defects
droll
odd and laughter provoking
facetious
in the habit of joking, said in jest without serious intent.
flippant
treating serious matters lightly
harlequin
buffon, clown
irony
species of humor whose intented meaning is the opposite of the words used, state of affairs contrary to what would normall be expected
jocose
given to jesting, playfully humourous
levity
lack of proper seriousness
sardonic
bitterly sarcastic, mocking, sneering
satire
language or writing that exposes follies or abuses by holding them up to ridicule
travesty
imitation that makes a serious thing seem ridiculous