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energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
satirical - using satire; mocking
wary - very cautious; watchful
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
circuitous - roundabout
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness