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supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
aloft - upward; high up in the air
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
epoch - period of time
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
confound - confuse; puzzle
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly