noun a person or thing that scavenges, esp. an animal that eats decaying flesh.Vultures are not predators but scavengers.We were a couple of scavengers looking in the dumpster for something to serve…
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adjective acceptable or pleasing to the sense of taste.The dish didn’t look very appetizing but it was surprisingly palatable. See the full entry
noun the condition or quality of being widely known or spoken of, esp. for something unfavorable or bad.He achieved notoriety as the perpetrator of the hoax. See the full entry
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adjective completely disordered or disorganized; in a state of utter confusion.The children searched for their parents in the chaotic aftermath of the war. See the full entry