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ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
patrimony - property inherited from a father