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slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies