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wastrel - waster; profligate
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience