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::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
::: tribunal - court of justice
::: impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
::: tremulous - trembling; wavering
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
::: stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
::: effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
::: itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher