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hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
potentate - monarch; sovereign
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision