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hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
hovel - shack; small wretched house
diadem - crown
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination