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ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
lewd - lustful