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rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
mingle - mix together in close association
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate