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scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
traduce - expose to slander