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homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent