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appall - dismay; shock deeply
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
cloister - monastery or convent
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
copious - plentiful
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace