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sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
certitude - certainty
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
melee - fight
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster