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hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
implore - beg
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
asteroid - small planet
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
miserly - stingy; mean
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.