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cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader