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gird
v. to prepare for an event or an action
daunt
v. to make afraid; to discourage
flux
n. a state of continual change or movement
hovel
n. a dirty, wretched living placew
cadaverous
adj. of or like a corpse; pale, gaunt, thin
gothic
adj. of the middle ages; of or relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction
penury
n. extreme poverty
egress
n. an exit; a means of going out
felicity
n. happiness; bliss
despot
n. a dictator with absolute power
beget
v. to produce; to make happen
educe
v. to draw or bring out
glean
v. to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor
chafe
v. to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction
effrontery
n. shameless boldness
gird
v. to prepare for an event or an action
daunt
v. to make afraid; to discourage
flux
n. a state of continual change or movement
hovel
n. a dirty, wretched living placew
cadaverous
adj. of or like a corpse; pale, gaunt, thin
gothic
adj. of the middle ages; of or relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction
penury
n. extreme poverty
egress
n. an exit; a means of going out
felicity
n. happiness; bliss
despot
n. a dictator with absolute power
beget
v. to produce; to make happen
educe
v. to draw or bring out
glean
v. to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor
chafe
v. to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction
effrontery
n. shameless boldness
imbibe
v. to drink (especially alcohol)
feign
v. to pretend
desist
v. to stop; discontinue
allude
v. to hint at, to refer to indirectly
elite
n. the choice members or best of a group