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Defunct

Having ceased to exist or live

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Circumscribe

To form or mark the limits of; to restrict or limit severely

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Anarchy

The absence of government

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Cornucopia

An abundance

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Extant

Currently or actually existing

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Vigilant

Alert and watchful esp. For what is dangerous

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Abstinence

The act of voluntarily doing without something

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Brood

To be deep in thought; to think over moodily and at length

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Chagrin

Feeling of embarrassment because of failure or dissappointment

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Infamous

Having bad reputation

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Season

To make competent through experience; to accustom

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Petulant

Impatient or irritable esp. Over a minor annoyance

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Renege

To fail or carry out a promise

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Hangar

A structure used for housing aircraft

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Egregious

Outstanding for undesirable qualities; remarkably bad

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Polyglot

One who speaks many languages

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Acclimate

To make comfortable in a new environment; to adapt to

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Incorrigible

Unable to be corrected or reformed

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Frank

Open and sincere; straightforward

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Lucrative

Producing wealth; profitable

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Check

To restrain or block

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Magnanimous

Generous; noble in mind

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Protege

One whose welfare, training, or career is promoted by another person

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Pacify

To make peaceful; to restore calm

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Insular

Narrow in outlook; provincial