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contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
hut - crude dwelling; shack
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
perpetual - everlasting
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky