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plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
carefree - free from worries; having no problems
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
knoll - little round hill; hillock
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce