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thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
insightful - discerning; perceptive
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
ubiquitous - being everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
invincible - unconquerable
myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand