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dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar