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sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
epoch - period of time
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.