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maverick
one who rebels; an individualist; a noncomformist
furrow
a trench in the earth made by a plow; a wrinkle
wreak
to inflict; to cause (something bad)
recede
to go back; to withdraw
demure
coy, modest, reserved
voracious
devouring; extremely hungry
mortal
subject to death; causing death
recur
to repeat; to occur again
vantage
a position that gives a wide view
draconian
extremely severe and harsh
svelte
slender and graceful in outline
homely
unattractive, plain looking
extortion
to take (money or property) by force or threat of force
superlative
excellent; of the highest quality
quip
a remark or reply that is witty or sarcastic
malinger
to act sick in order to avoid work
tangible
able to be touched or treated as real
zeal
intense enthusiasm or passion
dynasty
a succession of rulers or people in power from the same family
buoy
to keep afloat; to raise the spirits of
eclat
great brilliance, as of performance or achievement; conspicuous success
reminisce
to recall that past, espcially fondly
grotesque
strangely or absurdly distorted
scion
an heir; a descendant
blanket
applying to all conditions or instances