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sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
nutritious - providing nourishment
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded