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::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
::: fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
::: skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: sprightly - lively
::: delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
::: ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
::: resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
::: belittle - disparage; depreciate
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track