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exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)