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engender - cause; produce; give rise to
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
veer - change in direction; swerve
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash