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::: prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
::: sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
::: shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
::: stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
::: dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
::: automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
::: stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.