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anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
cohere - stick together