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exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved