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sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
wrath - anger; fury
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death