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Transcendent
that which goes beyond the limit of, surpasses of excels
affluent
wealthy
dispassionate
free from passion or bias; impartial
peregrinations
wanderings; travelings
enigma
puzzle
emulate
to try to copy of excel
adversity
hardship
renunciation
a giving up, as of a habit, right, or claim
divergent
differing
pivotal
crucial
fulminate
to express strong disapproval
acseticism
the philosophy or practice of self denial and discipline
hedonism
the practice of self indulgence
dichotomy
division into two contradictory or opposite parts
acceding
giving of one's consent
interlopers
that or those who interfere in the affairs of others
intrepid
fearless and bold
demarcation
setting of boundaries or limits
contumacious
obsitnately disobedient or rebellious; insubordinate
desideratum
something needed and wanted
hegira
a journey, especially one made to escape; Mohammed's flight from Mecca in A.D. 622
opprobium
disgrace inherent in or arising from shameful conduct; scornful repoach or contempt; a cuse of shame or disgrace
anchorite
a religous recluse; a hermit
decamp
to depart from a camping ground; to depart secretly or suddenly
malevolent
having or exhibiting ill will; malicous; having an evil influence
blithely
filled with gaiety; cheerful; in a joyous manner
congenial
friendly; sociable
unsullied
untarnished; not made dirty
interdiction
an offical prohibition
detritus
debris, specifically rock fragments
oblique
slanting; indirect; evasive