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scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty