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opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
abut - border upon; adjoin
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower