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fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract