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subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
pretext - excuse
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious