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predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble