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sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
attenuate - make thin; weaken
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
squander - waste; spend foolishly
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit