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ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
affluence - abundance; wealth
equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery