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gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
hermitage - home of a hermit