…is a colorful species of Chromodoridid nudibranch that is native to the tropical western Pacific Ocean and the eastern Indian Ocean. Although H. bullockii is typically a light purple color, it is surprisingly quite variable in color and can occupy a large range of colors. Like all other 7chromodorid nudibranchs H. bullockii feeds almost exclusively on sponges.
pyrrhic 1 |ˈpirik| (also Pyrrhic)
adjective [ attrib. ]
(of a victory) won at too great a cost to have been worthwhile for the victor.
pyrrhic 2 |ˈpirik|
a metrical foot of two short or unaccented syllables.
written in or based on pyrrhic measure.
esplanade |ˈespləˌnäd, -ˌnād|
a long, open, level area, typically beside the sea, along which people may walk for pleasure.
• an open, level space separating a fortress from a town.
a ruler who uses political power to steal his or her country’s resources.
quiescent |kwēˈesnt, kwī-|
in a state or period of inactivity or dormancy: strikes were headed by groups of workers who had previously been quiescent | quiescent ulcerative colitis.