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terminus - last stop of railroad; end
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
dispirited - lacking in spirit
generate - cause; produce; create
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight