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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
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative