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sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
cartographer - map-maker
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality