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Hoard
to keep hidden or private
Prudent
to use good judgement or common sense
Fleeting
to move or pass swiftly; fade out; fanish
Apathy
feeling or showing little or no emotion
Discern
to perceive, detect, recognize, comprehend
Chide
to scold mildly as to correct or improve; reprimand
Subdue
to conquer, subjugate, vanquish
Forlorn
wretched or pitiful in appearence or condition
Esculent
edible; suitable for eating
Brood
to be deep in thought; to meditate moodily
Barren
Tract of unproductive land; unable to produce offspring
Facade
artificial or deceptive front
Sphere
the sky or celestial body such as a planet or star
Bivouac
temporary encampment often in an unsheltered area
Vex
to annoy or bother
Resilient
the ability to recover rapidly, as from misfortune
Credo
a creed; a system of belief, principles, or opinions
Extrapolate
to estimate, deduce, infer or reason
Imply
to hint at; suggest; to indicate indirectly
Grasp
to take hold of or seize firmly
Vignette
a short, usually descriptive literary sketch
Brevity
ability to be short in time or duration, brief, concise, terse
Naive
unsophicated; lacking worldliness
Existentalism
a belief that man is totally free and responsible for his own acts
Refuge
protection or shelter from danger
Idealism
striving to achieve one's ideals
Cynical
scournful of the motives, virtues or integrity of others
Sophisticated
highly complex or complicated
Improvise
to make due with whatever is at hand
Phychology
study of animal or human behaivor
Abhor
to regard with horror or loathing
Abject
being completley miserable
Austere
appearing severe or stern
Impunity
exempt or free from punishment, penalty or harm
Inalienable
unable to be transferred to others
Inscrutable
difficult to understand, enigmatic
Insolent
boldly disrespectful; impertinent
Intimate
private, very close or familiar; (verb) to hint or imply
Latitude
freedom from normal restrictions or limitations
Paradox
a statement that seems contrdictory but may be true
Petulant
Unresaosnable impatient or irritable over triffle matters
Rectitude
moral uprightness, righteousness
Reprobate
depraved; morally unprincipled person
Usurp
to seize or takeover by force without legal authority
Volition
the act of making a conscious choice or decision