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predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
defalcate - embezzle
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place