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ancestor

1. A person from whom one is descended.


2. An early kind of animal from which later ones have developed/ a forerunner.

carnivore

1. A flesh-eating animal.

comprehend




comprehension

To understand




The act of understanding; the ability to understand.

duration

The time during which something lasts or continues.

evident

Easy to understand; obvious, clear

extinct

1. No longer existing or living.




2. No longer active.

ferocious




ferocity

Savage; fierce




The state or quality of being fierce.

gigantic

Very large; like a giant in size.

obscure

1. To cover up or keep from being seen.




2. Hard to see; hidden.




3. Not easy to understand.

Option




Optional

Choice, or something that is available as a choice.




Left to choice.

premature

Too early; happening or arriving before the proper time.

prey

1. The animal that is hunted for food.


2. One that is helpless or unable to resist attack; a victim.


3. To hunt (animals) for food.


4. To take from or rob using violence or trickery.

puny

1. Weak




2. Lacking in size, strength, or power.

survive

1. To stay alive where there is a chance of dying or being killed.


2. To continue living or existing through a threatening situation.

preserve

To save; to keep from harm; to protect.




To keep from rotting or spoiling.