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::: sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
::: adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
::: allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
::: enervate - weaken; take away energy from
::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
::: hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
::: dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.