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largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected