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drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
obsidian - black volcanic rock
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows