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spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
astronomical - enormously large or extensive