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metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
surmise - guess; N.
uproar - noisy confusion
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates