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privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
cogent - convincing
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
mollify - soothe an angry person
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status