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::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
::: vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
::: enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
::: vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank
::: mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
::: peerless - having no equal; incomparable
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores