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omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding