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::: voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
::: epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
::: recline - lie down
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part