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arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady