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::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: promontory - headland
::: florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
::: cartographer - map-maker
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
::: agog - highly excited; intensely curious
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful