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indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
distend - expand; swell out
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
impenitent - not repentant