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chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
potentate - monarch; sovereign
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
encircle - surround
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
adore - love deeply and respect highly
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.