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apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
adorn - decorate
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
canto - division of a long poem