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Affluence

Wealth, riches, prosperity, great abundance, plenty

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Arrears

Unpaid or overdue debts

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Cascade

A steep narrow waterfall, something falling or rushing forth in quantity

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Cringe

To shrink back or hide in fear or submissiveness

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Crotchety

Cranky, ill tempered, full of odd whims

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Immobile

Not movable, not moving

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Impassable

Blocked so nothing can go through

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Innovation

Something new, the act of introducing a new method, idea, or device

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Jovial

Good humored, in high spirits, merry

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Manacle

A handcuff, anything that chains or confines

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Martial

Warlike, fond of fighting, relating to war, the army

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Minimum

The smallest possible amount

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Nimble

Quick and skillful in movement, agile, clever

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Onset

The beginning, start of something violent and destructive

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Partition

Something that divides

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Perishable

Likely to spoil or decay

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Retrieve

To find and bring back, get back

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Sinister

Appearing evil or dangerous

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Taut

Tightly drawn

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Template

A pattern, typically in the form of metal, wood, or plastic. Something that is used to model