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idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting