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primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
garner - gather; store up; amass
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition