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canto - division of a long poem
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
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
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify