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adjacent
near or next to; adjoining
beset
1. to surround or to attack repeatedly
2. to trouble or weigh down
cede
to give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreement
circuitous
roundabout; indirect
desultory
proceeding or carried out in an aimless or random way
galvanize
to excite or arouse action
implement
1. a tool or instrument
2. to carry out
inconsequential
lacking importance or worth; unable to make an impact; trivial
magnitude
greatness of size, power, or influence
materialize
1. to become real or actual
2. to appear in physical form, especially suddenly
muster
1. a gathering, usually of military forces
2. to summon or call forth; to gather
prohibitive
serving to restrain action or discourage use of
reminisce
to think or talk about one's past
reminiscent
suggestive of something else
reminiscence
the act of remembering; a recollection
vanguard
the leading or forward position in a movement
visionary
1. a person who is given to ideas that are not currently realistic; a dreamer
2. able to see what might be accomplished in the future