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temporal
1. related to the non-spiritual or secular 2. relating to time
pedestrian
1. n. one who journeys on foot 2. adj. commonplace, dull
vulnerable
adj. susceptible (esp. to being wounded)
indulgent
permissive, lenient (especially in excess)
squander
v. spend/use money, time or resources wastefully
initiate
1. cause something to begin 2. instruct someone in the principles of
vernacular
the way people normally speak (terminology, etc.)
indolence
laziness
surmount
overcome an obstacle, difficulty etc.
subterfuge
dishonest means (deceit etc.) to achieve something
legacy
1. amount of money or property left to someone in a will; bequest 2. something handed down from the past
volatile
adj. likely to change suddenly and unexpectedly
sophistry
n. subtly deceptive reasoning, by using made-up, fallacious arguments
spartan
1. simple, with no luxuries 2. of Sparta
stringent
adj. rigorous, strict
resonance
1. vibration of sound waves in a medium 2. the way a piece of art affects you
oblivion
n. the state of having passed out of the memory or of being utterly forgotten
integrity
1. uprightness of character and soundness of moral principle 2. state of being whole, undivided
voluble
talkative; loquacious, garrulous
invalid
adj. one who is disabled by illness or injury
objective
adj. representing facts as they are, impartial
squalid
1. dirty, unpleasant 2. dishonest or immoral
opaque
1. impervious to light, not transparent 2. difficult to understand
transitory
adj. lasting only for a short time; transient; evanescent; ephemeral
prudent
wise in practical matters, cautious, careful or exercising good judgment or common sense
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