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rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.