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quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
celestial - heavenly
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
impious - irreverent
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.