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sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
squander - waste; spend foolishly
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect