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adept - expert at; very skilled
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
monograph - scholarly article
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive