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::: commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
::: oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
::: champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care