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voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
vicar - parish priest; representative
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
incident - event; event that causes a crisis