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::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
::: magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
::: genre - particular variety of art or literature
::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
::: pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
::: smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
::: indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind