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abhor - detest; hate
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround