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prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
finale - conclusion; concluding part
domineer - rule over tyrannically
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
gruel - thin liquid porridge
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit