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::: intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
::: overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
::: ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
::: pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism