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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
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
isotope - varying from of an element
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child