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abscond - depart secretly and hide
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will