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PRESERVE
v. 1. To save; to keep from harm; to protect.
2. To keep from rotting or spoiling.
EXTINCT
adj- 1. No longer existing or living.
2. No longer active.
OPTION
n. Choice, or something that is available as a choice.

OPTIONAL-adj.-Left to choice.
DURATION
n. The time during which something lasts or continues.
PUNY
adj. 1. Weak
2. Lacking in size, strength, or power.
CARNIVORE
n. 1. A flesh-eating animal.

CARNIVOROUS-adj-Flesh eating.
PREY
n. 1. An animal that is hunted for food.
2. One that is helpless or unable to resist attack; a victim.
v. 1. To hunt (aniimals) for food.
2. To take from or rob using violence or trickery.
COMPREHEND
v. 1. to understand

COMPREHENSION
n. The act of understanding; the ability to understand.
PREMATURE
adj. Too early; happening or arriving before the proper time.
ANCESTOR
n. 1. A person from whome one is descended.
2. An early kind of animal from which later ones have developed; a forerunner.
SURVIVE
v. 1. To stay alive where there is a chance of dying or being killed.
2. To continue living or existing through a threatening situation.

SURVIVOR-n- One who stays alive while others die.
FEROCIOUS
adj- Savage; fierce.

FEROCITY-n-The state or quality of being fierce.
GIGANTIC
adj.-Very large; like a giant in size.
OBSCURE
v. To cover up or keep from being seen.

adj- 1. Hard to see; hidden.
2. Not easy to understand.
EVIDENT
adj- Easy to see and understand; obvious, clear.