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::: peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
::: destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
::: meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
::: fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
::: opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
::: illicit - illegal
::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive