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severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor
grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
the act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; making good on a loss or damage
(adj.) strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; (n.) a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure
an armored or protective glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal
based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation (often used adjectivally without the article)
to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous
cloud-like, resembling a cloud; cloudy in color not transparent; vague, confused, indistinct
one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience (also used adjectivally)
done for show, striving to make a big impression; claiming merit or position unjustifiable; making demands on one's skill or abilities, ambitious
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