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bewail
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over.
destitute
destitution (n)
adj. 1. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life.

2. Lacking; devoid of.
detract
detractor (n)
v. To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importance of.
emancipate
emancipation (n)
v. To set free from slavery; to liberate.
extol
v. To praise highly.
flamboyant
flamboyance (n)
flamboyancy (n)
adj. Excessively showy; unrestrained.
impetus
n. 1. A driving force; anything that causes an action.

2. Increased activity resulting from a driving force.
insuperable
adj. Incapable of being overcome or defeated.
intermittent
adj. Not continuous; happening at intervals.
maxim
n. A general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying.
obligatory
adj. Required or demanded.
plumb
v. To measure the depth of water; to reach the deepest part of; to understand by examining closely; to solve.

adj. Straight up and down; vertical.
vagabond
n. A person who wanders from place to place.

adj. wandering from place to place.
visage
n. A face, especially one that expresses feelings.
wheedle
v. 1. To coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.

2. To gain by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.