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15 terms

Unit 7 strict vor viv tort

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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