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callow
adjective
Young and inexperienced; immature.
contemporary
noun
A person living during the same period as another.

adjective
Existing or occurring at the same time.
despot
noun
A ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a group of people.

despotic - adjective
enunciate
verb
1. To pronounce clearly.
2. To state; to announce.
impediment
noun
Anything that gets in the way; an obstacle.
impoverish
verb
1. To make poor.
2. To take away.

impoverished - adjective
indolent
adjective
Indulging in ease; avoiding exertion; lazy.

indolence - noun
sagacious
adjective
Showing sound judgment; wise.

sagacity - noun
speculate
verb
1. To think about or make guesses.
2. To engage in a risky business venture.
strife
noun
Conflict or struggle.
venerate
verb
To show great respect for.
voracious
adjective
1. Ravenous; desiring and eating a large amount of food.
2. Greatly eager.
wane
verb
To get smaller, dimmer, or weaker; to near an end.
cynical
adjective
Doubtful of the sincerity of others' motives; skeptical.

cynic - noun
secular
adjective
Worldly; not connected with a church or religion.