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::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
::: fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
::: mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: vie - contend; compete
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
::: vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance