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apprehensive - fearful; discerning
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily