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brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
cistern - reservoir or water tank
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
brawl - noisy quarrel
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
paucity - scarcity; dearth