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impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
squander - waste; spend foolishly
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited