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sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
artless - without guile; open and honest
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
discrete - separate; unconnected
transpose - reverse the order or position of
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy