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mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
patrimony - property inherited from a father
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing