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residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
deft - neat; skillful
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age