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descry - catch sight of (something distant)
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
artifice - deception; trickery
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic