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retinue - following; attendants
scanty - meager; insufficient
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
tenacity - firmness; persistence
cloister - monastery or convent
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument