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gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
concatenate - link as in a chain
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event