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MAXIM
A general truth or fundamental principle, esp. expressed as a proverb or saying
. JETTISON
to throw out; to discard
CLAIRVOYANT
one who can predict the future; psychic
FRUGAL
(adj.) economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager
ACCOLADE
tribute; honor; praise
BURGEON
to grow and flourish
RECALCITRANT
(adj.) stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
ABERRATION
something that differs from the norm
NOURISH
provide with food or other substances necessary for good health
RIGOROUS
strict; harsh; severe
ILLEGIBLE
(adj.) difficult or impossible to read
DERELICT
abandoned
. COHERENT
holding together; making sense
ABASHED
(adj., part.) embarrassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
STYMIE
to hinder, impede