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carrion-eating birds

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The meaning of the word vulture is carrion-eating birds.

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extraditionsurrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
disquietudeuneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
infiltratepass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
defrayprovide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
glazecover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
executiveperson having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
retaliaterepay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
somaticpertaining to the body; bodily; physical
wizenedshriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
opprobriuminfamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous