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constrict

become tight or as if tight

stringent

demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

carnivore

any animal that feeds on flesh

herbivorous

feeding only on plants

omnivore

a person who eats all kinds of foods

voracious

devouring or craving food in great quantities

convivial

occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company

vivacious

lively, sprightly, full of energy

vivify

give new life or energy to

vivisection

the act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research)

extort

obtain through intimidation

retort

a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

torsion

act of twisting; stress due to twisting forces exerted on a body

tortuous

marked by repeated turns and bends

stricture

(n.) a limitation or restriction; a criticism; (medicine) a narrowing of a passage in the body

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