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::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
::: brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
::: ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
::: refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
::: adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic