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destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
advent - arrival
fancied - imagined; unreal
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
engulf - surround and swallow up
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt