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::: earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
::: equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
::: riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing