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enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
resurrect - revive
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation