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rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
accost - approach and speak first to a person
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
hut - crude dwelling; shack
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
abominate - loathe; hate