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bewail
verb
To express deep regret or sorrow over.
destitute
adjective
1. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life.
2. Lacking; devoid of.

destitution - noun
detract
verb
To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importance of.

detractor - noun
emancipate
verb
To set free from slavery; to liberate.

emancipation - noun
extol
verb
To praise highly.
flamboyant
adjective
Excessively showy; unrestrained.

flamboyance or flamboyancy - noun
impetus
noun
1. A driving force; anything that causes an action.
2. Increased activity resulting from a driving force.
insuperable
adjective
Incapable of being overcome or defeated.
intermittent
adjective
Not continuous; happening at intervals.
maxim
noun
A general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying.
obligatory
adjective
Required or demanded.
plumb
verb
1. To measure the depth of water.
2. To reach the deepest part of.
3. To understand by examining closely; to solve.

adjective
Straight up and down; vertical.
vagabond
noun
A person who wanders from place to place.

adjective
visage
noun
A face, especially one that expresses feelings.
wheedle
verb
1. To coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.
2. To gain by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.