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improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
incarcerate - imprison
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)