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apiary

place where bees are kep

aviary

place where birds are kept

badger

tease annoy nag

halcyon

calm peaceful

lionize

treat as highly important

menagerie

place where animals are kept and trained

molt

to shed feathers skin and hair

ornithology

study of birds

parasite

animal plant or person living on others

parasitic

living at the expense of another

parrot

repeat mechanically

scavenger

animal or person removing refuse, decay

antidote

remedy for a poison or evil

astringent

substance that shrinks tissues and checks the flow of blood

benign

not dangerous

convalesce

recover health after illness

convalescent

person recovering from sickness

fester

from pus, rot

hypochondriac

one who is morbidly anxious about personal health

immunity

resistance to a disease

immunize

make immune

lesion

injury hurt

mallignant

threatening to cause death, very evil

morbid

gruesome having to do with disease

pestilential

morally harmful, pertaining to the plague

regimen

set of rules

salubrious

healthful

sebaceous

greasy, secreating sebum

therapeutic

curative

toxic

poisonous

unguent

salve ointment

viral

cause by a virus

virulent

extremely poisonous deadly veneous, very bitter

virus

disease causing substance too small to be seen through a microscope, corruptive force

acclaim

welcome with approval

encomium

speech or writing of high praise

eulogize

praise, glorify

kudos

fame or praise due to acheivment

laudable

praiseworthy

laudatory

expressing praise

plaudit

applause, enthusiastic praise

calumnious

falsely and maliciously accusing

derogatory

expressing low esteem, belittling

imputation

charge an unjust or false charge

libel

false and defamatory printed statement

libelous

injurious to reputation

malign

speak evil of

slander

false spoken statement

stigma

mark of disgrace

stigmatize

brand with a mark of disgrace

banter

playful teasing

caricature

drawing imitation that ridiculously exaggerates peculiarities

droll

odd and laughter provoking

facetious

in the habit of joking, said in jest

flippant

treating serious matters lightly

harlequin

buffoon

hilarious

very funny

hilarity

noisy gaiety

ironic

containing irony

irony

species of humor whose intended meaning is the opposite of the words used

jocose

given to jesting

levity

lack or proper seriousness

ludicrous

exciting laughter, ridiculous

parody

humorous imitation

sarcasm

sneering and often ironic language intended to hurt a person's feelings

sarcastic

given to expressing sarcasm

sardonic

bitterly sarcastic

satire

language or writing that exposes follies or abuses by holding them up to ridicule

satirical

given to expressing satire

travesty

imitation that makes a serious thing seem ridiculous

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