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cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
flora - plants of a region or era
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition