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sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
viand - food; CF. live
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population