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::: substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
::: conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
::: badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
::: salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
::: prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
::: imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
::: allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes