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xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
metropolis - large city
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
trickster - person who cheats people
natation - swimming
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix