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arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
consternation - great shock; dismay
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain