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carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.