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extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
curtail - shorten; reduce
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant