Coriaty Vocab. pgs. 158-162

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carnivore

flesh-eating animal

carnivorous

flesh-eating

devour

eat greedily or ravenously 2.seize upon or destroy

frugivorous

feeding on fruit

herbivore

plant-eating animal

herbivorous

dependent on plants for food

omnivore

person or animal that eats everything

omnivorous

1.eating everything, both plant and animal substances 2. avidly taking in everything, as an omnivorous reader

voracious

1.greedy in eating 2.insatiable, as a voracious appetite

convivial

fond of eating and drinking with friends; sociable; jovial;hospitable

revive

bring back to life; restore

survive

outlive; remain alive after

vivacious

lively in temper or conduct

vivacity

liveliness of spirit

vivid

1(used with things) having the vigor or spirit of life 2.sharp and clear; graphic

vivfify

enliven; make vivid

vivisection

operation on a living animal for scientific investigation

contortionist

person who can twist his or her body into odd positions

distort

1.twist out of shape; contort 2.twist out of the true meaning; misrepresent; pervert; falsify

extort

wrest from a person by force

retort

reply quickly or sharply

torsion

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

tortuous

full of twist or curves 2. tricky

torture

wrench, twist 2. inflict sever pain upon

torture

anguis of body or mind; agony

convict

prove guilty; show conclusively to be guilty

convict

person serving a prison sentence

conviction

1.state of having been judged guilty of an offense 2. strong belief

convince

persuade or show conclusively by argument or proof

evict

1.expel by legal process, as to evict a tenant 2.oust

invincible

incapable of being conquered

vanquish

overcome in battle; conquer; defeat

victor

winner; conqueror

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