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torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
biennial - every two years
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
emanate - issue forth; come out
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy