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resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard