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::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
::: combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
::: entreat - plead; ask earnestly
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: incarcerate - imprison
::: grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
::: bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination