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gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
beneficent - kindly; doing good
dishearten - discourage
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)