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::: wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
::: exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
::: woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
::: militant - combative; bellicose; N.
::: myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
::: seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive