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amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
bastard - illegitimate child
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
flair - talent
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle