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inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
indolent - lazy
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties