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quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension