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legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
hummock - small hill; hillock
desiccate - dry up