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::: 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
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: astronomical - enormously large or extensive
::: knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
::: insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
::: refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
::: germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
::: interstice - narrow space between things