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urban

  • adjective relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • urban sociology
    • urban development
  • adjective located in or characteristic of a city or city life
    • urban property owners
    • urban affairs
    • urban manners

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linguica

  • noun a highly seasoned Portuguese pork sausage flavored with garlic and onions

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brazilian

Of or pertaining to Brasil. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Brazil.

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carrack

  • noun a large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman
    carack.

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africanize

To place under the domination of Africans or negroes. Amer. Bartlett.

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escudo

  • noun formerly the basic monetary unit of Portugal; equal to 100 centavo
    Portuguese escudo.
  • noun the basic unit of money on Cape Verde; equal to 100 centavos
    Cape Verde escudo.

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pidgin

  • noun an artificial language used for trade between speakers of different languages

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carioca

  • noun music composed for dancing the carioca
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Rio de Janeiro

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carrack

  • noun a large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman
    carack.

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mozambican

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Mozambique
  • adjective of or relating to or located in Mozambique
    • Mozambican towns

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carack

  • noun a large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman
    carrack.

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lusitanian

Pertaining to Lusitania, the ancient name of the region almost coinciding with Portugal. -- n. One of the people of Lusitania.

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marrano

  • noun (medieval Spain and Portugal) a disparaging term for a Jew who converted to Christianity in order to avoid persecution but continued to practice their religion secretly

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creole

  • noun a mother tongue that originates from contact between two languages
  • noun a person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America

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caravel

(Naut.) A name given to several kinds of vessels. (a) The caravel of the 16th century was a small vessel with broad bows, high, narrow poop, four masts, and lateen sails. Columbus commanded three caravels on his great voyage. (b) A Portuguese vessel of 100 or 150 tons burden. (c) A small fishing boat used on the French coast. (d) A Turkish man-of-war.

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shipwreck

  • noun a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
  • noun an irretrievable loss
    • that was the shipwreck of their romance

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seaborne

  • adjective satellite conveyed by sea

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angolan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Angola
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Angola or its people
    • the Angolan Civil War

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escudo

  • noun formerly the basic monetary unit of Portugal; equal to 100 centavo
    Portuguese escudo.
  • noun the basic unit of money on Cape Verde; equal to 100 centavos
    Cape Verde escudo.

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lankan

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fidalgo

The lowest title of nobility in Portugal, corresponding to that of Hidalgo in Spain.

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malacca

  • noun stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles
  • noun a cane made from the stem of a rattan palm
    malacca cane.

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converso

  • noun (medieval Spain and Portugal) a Jew or Moor who professed to convert to Christianity in order to avoid persecution or expulsion

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galician

Of or pertaining to Galicia, in Spain, or to Galicia, the kingdom of Austrian Poland. -- n. A native of Galicia in Spain; -- called also Gallegan.

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moidore

A gold coin of Portugal, valued at about 27s. sterling.

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caravel

(Naut.) A name given to several kinds of vessels. (a) The caravel of the 16th century was a small vessel with broad bows, high, narrow poop, four masts, and lateen sails. Columbus commanded three caravels on his great voyage. (b) A Portuguese vessel of 100 or 150 tons burden. (c) A small fishing boat used on the French coast. (d) A Turkish man-of-war.

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fluent

  • adjective satellite smooth and unconstrained in movement
    smooth; fluid; liquid.
    • a long, smooth stride
    • the fluid motion of a cat
    • the liquid grace of a ballerina
  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    silver-tongued; facile; eloquent; smooth-spoken; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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renegade

  • noun someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw
  • noun a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
    ratter; deserter; turncoat; recreant; apostate.

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phrasebook

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monolingual

  • noun a person who knows only one language
  • adjective using or knowing only one language
    • monolingual speakers
    • a monolingual dictionary

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macao

  • noun a former Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverted to China in 1999
    Macau.

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cosmographer

  • noun a scientist knowledgeable about cosmography
    cosmographist.

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swarthy

  • adjective satellite naturally having skin of a dark color
    swart; dark-skinned; dusky.
    • a dark-skinned beauty
    • gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks
    • a smile on his swarthy face
    • `swart' is archaic

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eurasian

  • noun a person of mixed European and Asian descent
  • adjective relating to, or coming from, Europe and Asia
    Eurasiatic.
    • His mother was Eurasian, and his father Chinese
    • the Eurasian landmass is the largest in the world

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colloquial

  • adjective satellite characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
    conversational.
    • wrote her letters in a colloquial style
    • the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English

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slaver

  • noun a person engaged in slave trade
    slave dealer; slave trader.
  • noun someone who holds slaves
    slave owner; slaveholder.

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lanka

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seafaring

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; sailing.
  • noun travel by water
    water travel.

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brasilia

  • noun the capital of Brazil; a city built on the central plateau and inaugurated in 1960
    capital of Brazil; Brazilian capital.

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timor

  • noun an island in Indonesia in the Malay Archipelago; the largest and most eastern of the Lesser Sunda Islands

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macau

  • noun a former Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverted to China in 1999
    Macao.

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coloniser

  • noun someone who helps to found a colony
    colonizer.

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naturalised

  • adjective satellite planted so as to give an effect of wild growth
    naturalized.
    • drifts of naturalized daffodils
  • verb adopt to another place
    naturalize; naturalise.
    • The stories had become naturalized into an American setting

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ivory

  • noun a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
    tusk.
  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    pearl; off-white; bone.

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erstwhile

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; quondam; onetime; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at a previous time;
    erst; at one time; formerly; once.
    • at one time he loved her
    • her erstwhile writing
    • she was a dancer once

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lorcha

(Naut.) A kind of light vessel used on the coast of China, having the hull built on a European model, and the rigging like that of a Chinese junk. Admiral Foote.

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intrepid

  • adjective satellite invulnerable to fear or intimidation
    brave; dauntless; fearless; audacious; hardy; unfearing.
    • audacious explorers
    • fearless reporters and photographers
    • intrepid pioneers

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colonizer

  • noun someone who helps to found a colony
    coloniser.

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inquisition

  • noun a former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820) created to discover and suppress heresy
  • noun a severe interrogation (often violating the rights or privacy of individuals)

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expel

  • verb force to leave or move out
    kick out; throw out.
    • He was expelled from his native country
  • verb remove from a position or office
    oust; boot out; drum out; throw out; kick out.
    • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds

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seafarer

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; mariner.

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mozambique

  • noun a republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975
    Mocambique; Republic of Mozambique.

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slaver

  • noun a person engaged in slave trade
    slave dealer; slave trader.
  • noun someone who holds slaves
    slave owner; slaveholder.

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masted

  • adjective having or furnished with a mast; often used in combination
    • probably was so masted when she set forth"- S.E.Morrison
    • a three-masted bark

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galleon

  • noun a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries

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rascally

  • adjective satellite playful in an appealingly bold way
    roguish; devilish.
    • a roguish grin
  • adjective satellite lacking principles or scruples
    roguish; blackguardly; scoundrelly.
    • the rascally rabble
    • the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
    • the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew

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seafarer

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; mariner.

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sephardic

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cartographer

  • noun a person who makes maps
    map maker.

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spicy

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; piquant; savoury; zesty.
  • adjective satellite producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
    hot.
    • hot salsa
    • jalapeno peppers are very hot

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slave

  • noun a person who is owned by someone
  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    hard worker; striver.

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peninsular

  • adjective of or forming or resembling a peninsula
    • peninsular isolation

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galleon

  • noun a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries

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anonymous

  • adjective having no known name or identity or known source
    anon..
    • anonymous authors
    • anonymous donors
    • an anonymous gift
  • adjective satellite not known or lacking marked individuality
    • brown anonymous houses
    • anonymous bureaucrats in the Civil Service

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captaincy

  • noun the post of captain
    captainship.

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accented

  • adjective used of syllables
    tonic.
    • a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word
  • verb to stress, single out as important
    emphasise; accent; punctuate; stress; accentuate; emphasize.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

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expatriate

  • noun a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
    exile; expat.
    • American expatriates
  • verb expel from a country
    exile; deport.
    • The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions

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noblewoman

  • noun a woman of the peerage in Britain
    peeress; Lady.

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former

  • noun the first of two or the first mentioned of two
    • Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today
  • adjective referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several); I prefer the former version to the latter one"
    • the novel was made into a film in 1943 and again in 1967

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explorer

  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    adventurer.
  • noun a commercial browser
    Internet Explorer; IE.

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speak

  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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fernao

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exile

  • noun a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
    expatriate; expat.
    • American expatriates
  • noun a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
    deportee.

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portugal

  • noun a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
    Portuguese Republic.

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bullfight

  • noun a Spanish or Portuguese or Latin American spectacle; a matador baits and (usually) kills a bull in an arena before many spectators
    corrida.

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flee

  • verb run away quickly
    fly; take flight.
    • He threw down his gun and fled

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mapmaker

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depart

  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    vary; deviate; diverge.

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vocable

  • noun a word that is spoken aloud
    spoken word.

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wealthy

  • adjective satellite having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
    moneyed; loaded; flush; affluent.
    • an affluent banker
    • a speculator flush with cash
    • not merely rich but loaded
    • moneyed aristocrats
    • wealthy corporations

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subtitle

  • noun translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
    caption.
  • noun secondary or explanatory title

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beleaguer

  • verb annoy persistently
    badger; pester; bug; tease.
    • The children teased the boy because of his stammer
  • verb surround so as to force to give up
    circumvent; hem in; surround; besiege.
    • The Turks besieged Vienna

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discoverer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    artificer; inventor.
  • noun someone who is the first to observe something
    spotter; finder.

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naturalized

  • adjective satellite introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
    established.
  • verb make into a citizen
    naturalize; naturalise.
    • The French family was naturalized last year

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enclave

  • noun an enclosed territory that is culturally distinct from the foreign territory that surrounds it

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passable

  • adjective able to be passed or traversed or crossed
    • the road is passable
  • adjective satellite about average; acceptable
    adequate; fair to middling; tolerable.
    • more than adequate as a secretary

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invading

  • adjective satellite involving invasion or aggressive attack
    invasive; incursive.
    • invasive war
  • verb march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
    occupy; invade.
    • Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939

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mariner

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; seafarer.

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spoke

  • noun support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
    wheel spoke; radius.
  • noun one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
    rung; rundle.

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disgruntled

  • adjective satellite in a state of sulky dissatisfaction
    dissatisfied.
  • verb put into a bad mood or into bad humour
    disgruntle.
    • The employees were disgruntled by their bad working conditions

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colonialism

  • noun exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one; the use of the weaker country's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country

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halting

  • adjective satellite disabled in the feet or legs
    halt; lame; gimpy; game; crippled.
    • a crippled soldier
    • a game leg
  • verb cause to stop
    arrest; hold; halt.
    • Halt the engines
    • Arrest the progress
    • halt the presses

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mapmakers

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swear

  • verb utter obscenities or profanities
    imprecate; cuss; curse; blaspheme.
    • The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; swan; assert; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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enclave

  • noun an enclosed territory that is culturally distinct from the foreign territory that surrounds it

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venturesome

  • adjective satellite disposed to venture or take risks
    audacious; daring; venturous.
    • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
    • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
    • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
    • a venturesome investor
    • a venturous spirit

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neurologist

  • noun a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
    brain doctor.

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merchantman

  • noun a cargo ship
    merchant ship; freighter; bottom.
    • they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms

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blooded

  • adjective satellite of unmixed ancestry
    full-blood; full-blooded.
    • full-blooded Native American
    • blooded Jersies
  • verb smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
    blood.

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creole

  • noun a person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America
  • noun a person descended from French ancestors in southern United States (especially Louisiana)

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marauding

  • adjective satellite characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding
    raiding; predatory.
    • bands of marauding Indians
    • predatory warfare
    • a raiding party
  • verb raid and rove in search of booty
    maraud.
    • marauding rebels overran the countryside

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crusty

  • adjective satellite having a hardened crust as a covering
    crusted; encrusted; crustlike.
  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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conquistador

  • noun an adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)

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rapacious

  • adjective satellite living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    raptorial; vulturous; vulturine; ravening; predatory.
    • a predatory bird
    • the rapacious wolf
    • raptorial birds
    • ravening wolves
    • a vulturine taste for offal
  • adjective satellite excessively greedy and grasping
    voracious; ravening.
    • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
    • ravening creditors
    • paying taxes to voracious governments

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