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confound - confuse; puzzle
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
ensue - follow (as a result)