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profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')