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comprise - include; consist of
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent