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aspirant - seeker after position or status
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
inter - bury; N. interment
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
engulf - surround and swallow up