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frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
militant - combative; bellicose; N.