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prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
authenticate - prove genuine
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
metropolis - large city
demoniac - (demoniacal) fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses