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aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism