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::: cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
::: chuckle - laugh quietly
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
::: deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: tawny - brownish yellow