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prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
dearth - scarcity
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
forward - presumptuous or bold
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant