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resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
arboreal - of or living in trees
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background