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mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
belated - delayed
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
replica - copy