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voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution