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overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
lunar - pertaining to the moon
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually