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tawny - brownish yellow
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen