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migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
hoary - white with age
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
impious - irreverent
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
tertiary - third in order or rank
dissonance - discord
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return