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nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge