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outstrip
get ahead of; do better than, excel
parasite
one who lives at the expense of another; idler
piecemeal
a little at a time; gradually
pluck
courage; pick or pull
poised
balanced; calm and controlled; held in position for action
temporary
not permanent; lasting only a short time
vengeance
punishment in return for a wrong or supposed wrong; with unusual force or violence
vigilant
wide awake, alert, watchful
culminate
reach a high point of development
drone
loafer, idler; hum; talk in a dull voice
fugitive
person who is fleeting or running away; fleeting; lasting a very short time
impartial
just; unbiased, fair
industrious
hard-working; busy
inflammable
able to be set on fire; easily excited or aroused
modify
change somewhat; make less severe or strong; qualify or limit