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::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
::: besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
::: nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
::: surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
::: adept - expert at; very skilled
::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive