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::: rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
::: intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
::: ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
::: mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness