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sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
alimentary - supplying nourishment
remnant - remainder
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote