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quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage