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sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
vying - contending; CF. vie
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
partition - divide into parts
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
inkling - hint; slight indication
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties