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voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.