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cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
pillage - plunder
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man