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seismic - pertaining to earthquakes
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
deplete - reduce; exhaust
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.