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plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser