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33 terms

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