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::: prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
::: listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
::: sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
::: polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly