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A PROFLIGATE - n.
A person given over
to dissipation; dissolute.
Recklessly wasteful;
wildly extravagant.
SERVITUDE- n.
A state of subjection to
an owner or master. Lack
of personal freedom, as
to act as one chooses.
TRAVAILS - n.
Work, especially when
arduous or involving
painful effort; toil.
PERSPICACITY - n.
Acuteness of perception,
discernment, or
understanding.
TENACIOUSNESS - n.
Holding or tending to
hold persistently to
something, such as a
point of view.
VERNACULAR - n.
The standard native
language of a country
or locality or profession.
SELF
AWARENESS - n.
Aware of oneself,
including one's traits,
feelings, and behaviors.
LOCALE - n.
A place, especially with
reference to a particular
event: the locale of a crime.
The scene or setting,
as of a novel.
COLLOQUIAL - n.
conversational language
or speech
COLLOQUIAL -adj.
pertaining to words
or expressions more
suitable for speech than
writing; in informal,
conversational style
INDOMITABLE
Incapable of being
overcome, subdued,
or vanquished;
unconquerable.
HARROWING
Extremely distressing;
agonizing: a harrowing
experience.
MEMORABLE
Worth being remembered
or noted; remarkable:
DAUNTLESS
Incapable of being
intimidated or
discouraged; fearless.
OFFENSIVE
Disagreeable to the
senses: an offensive odor.
Causing anger,
displeasure, resentment,
or affront: an
offensive gesture.
Making an attack:
EVOKE - v
To summon or call forth:
actions that evoked our
mistrust. To call to mind
by naming, citing, or
suggesting
TEMPER - v
To modify by the
addition of a moderating
element; moderate.
To strengthen through
experience or hardship;
toughen
SURVEY - v
To examine or look at.
To inspect carefully.
To determine the
boundaries, area, or elevations.
REVEAL - v
To make known
(something concealed
or secret)
TOLERATE - v
To put up with; endure.
KEENLY - adv.
in a keen and discriminating
manner; "he was keenly
aware of his own shortcomings"