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centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
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
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
converge - approach; tend to meet; come together