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superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant