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impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
obsidian - black volcanic rock
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man