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laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
entomology - study of insects
repository - storehouse
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds