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flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
surmount - overcome
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically