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overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
compensatory - making up for; repaying
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
nefarious - very wicked
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic