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Lesson 2 vocab

astute wise in clever or practical way
authentic genuine;true
authenticity the condition of being genuine
authenticate to prove that something is genuine
delicacy a choice item of food
delicacy great consideration for the feelings of others
derogatory expressing a low opinion;intended to hurt the reputation of a person or thing
devour to eat up hungrily
devour to take in eagerly with the eyes or ears
figment something that is made up in the mind but that has no connection with reality
mythical imaginary;not real
plumage a birds feathers
predatory living by killing and eating other animals;living by robbing or stealing from others
predator a creature that lives by killing;a person who lives by robbing
prior coming earlier in time;coming before in order or importance
scavenge to search through or pick over;looking for something usable
scavengers someone who scavenges;an animal that feeds on or decaying matter
slaughter to kill in order to obtain meat;to kill people or animals in large numbers or in a cruel way;the killing of an animal for food;the act of killing on alarge scale or in a cruel way
solitude the condition of being alone or at some distance from people
ungainly moving in a clumsy or awkward way
vulnerable open to attack;easily injured physically or emotionally
Created by: megfish