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covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
febrile - feverish
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy