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slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer