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mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
deplete - reduce; exhaust
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
droll - queer and amusing
animated - lively; spirited
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness