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overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
linguistic - pertaining to language
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed