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oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
impecunious - without money
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition