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spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
incur - bring upon oneself
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work