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::: fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
::: environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: tranquillity - calmness; peace
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
::: herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore