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pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
adjoin - be next to
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion