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migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
demoniac - (demoniacal) fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
consternation - great shock; dismay