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carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
warranted - justified; authorized
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.