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shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
mischance - ill luck
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent