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predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
expedite - hasten; make go faster
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
abut - border upon; adjoin
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor