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precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
depredation - plundering; destruction
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
rabble - mob; noisy crowd
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary