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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
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning