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vulpine - like a fox; crafty
hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism