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surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
meager - scanty; inadequate