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gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
surmount - overcome
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
delude - deceive
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty