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drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
patrimony - property inherited from a father
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict