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hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength