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pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers