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prodigious
adj. extraordinary; enormous
promulgate
v. to proclaim; publicly or formally declare something
provincial
adj. limited in outlook o one's own small corner of the world; narrow
qualify
v. to modify or restrict
ramification
n. a consequence; a branching out
recrimination
n. a bitter counteraccusation, or act of making a bitter counteraccusation
reparation
n. paying back; making amends; compensation
respite
n. a period of rest or relief
saccharine
adj. sweet; excessively or disgustingly sweet
scintillate
v. to sparkle, either literally or figuratively
serendipity
n. accidental good fortune; discovering good things without looking for them
sordid
adj. vile; filthy; squalid
strife
n. bitter conflict; discord; a struggle or clash
succumb
v. to yield or submit; to die
tacit
adj. implied; not spoken
tenet
n. shared principle or belief
ubiquitous
adj. being everywhere at the same time
vacillate
v. to be indecisive; to waver
vindicate
v. to clear from all blame or suspiciousl to justify
wanton
adj. malicious; unjustifiable; unprovoked; egregrious
zealous
adj. enthusiastically devoted to something; fervent
adament
adj. stubborn; unyielding; completely inflexible