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affluence
wealth, riches, prosperity; great abundance, pleanty
arrears
unpaid or overdue debts; an unfinished duty
cascade
a steep, narrow waterfall; something falling or rushing forth in quantity
cringe
to shrink back or hide in fear or submissiveness
crotchety
cranky, ill-tempered; full of odd whims
format
the size, shape, or arrangement of something
immoble
not movable; not moving
impassable
blocked so that nothing can go through
innovation
something new, a change; the act of introducing a new method, idea device, etc..
jovial
good-humored, in high spirits; merry
manacle
a handcuff, anything that chains or confines
martial
warlike, fond of fighting: relating to war, the army, or military life
minimum
the smallest possible amount
nimble
quick and skillful in movement, agile; clever
onset
the beginning, start; an attack, assault
partition
something that divides (such as a wall); the act of dividing something into parts or sections
perishable
likely to spoil or decay
retrieve
to find and bring back, get back; to put right, make good
sinister
appearing evil or dangerous; threating evil or harm
taut
tightly drawn, tense; neat, in good order