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humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
belligerent - quarrelsome
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood