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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
concord - harmony; accord
suitor - man who is courting a woman
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander