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extol
v.
to praise highly
emancipate
v.
to set free from slavery, to liberate
intermittent
adj.
happening at intervals, not continuous
flamboyant
adj.
excessively showy, unrestrained
maxim
n.
a general truth or rule of conduct, a short saying
bewail
v.
to express sorrow; to regret something
wheedle
v.
1. to coax by using sly persuassion or insencere praise
2. to gain by using sly persuassion or insencere praise
vagabond
n.
a person who wonders from place to place
visage
n.
a face, escpecially one that expresses feeling
impetus
n.
1. a driveing force; anything that puts somthing into motion
2. increased activity resulting from a drving force
destitute
adj.
1. not having the basic nessesities
2. lacking; devoid of
detract
v.
to take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importance of
plumb
v.
1. to find the depth of something
2. to reach the deepest part of something
3. to understand or solve

adj.
straight up and down
insuperable
adj.
incapable of being overcome or defeated
obligatory
adj.
required or demanded