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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
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.