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malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
replica - copy
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata