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subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing