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impediment
n.
anything that gets in the way; an obstical
contemporary
n.
a person living during the same period as another

adj.
existing or occuring at the same time
callow
adj.
yound and inexperienced; immature
cynical/cynic
adj./n.
doubtful of the sincerity of others motive; skeptical
despot/despotic
n./adj
a ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a group of people
enunciate
v.
1. to pronouce clearly
2. to state; to announce
impoverish
v.
1. to make poor
2. to take away
sagacious
adj.
shwoing sound judgment; wise
indolent
adj.
indulging in ease; avoiding exertion; lazy
secular
adj.
worldly; not connected with church or religion
strife
n.
conflict or struggle
venerate
to show great respect for
voracious
adj.
1. ravenous; extremly hungry
2. greatly eager
wane
v.
to get smaller, dimmer, or weaker; to near an end
speculate
v.
1. to think about or make guesses
2. to engage in risky buisness venture