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embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
acknowledge - recognize; admit
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work