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dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
masticate - chew
wastrel - waster; profligate