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insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
deface - mar; disfigure
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous