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gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
irascible - irritable; easily angered
apposite - appropriate; fitting
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements