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aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
abysmal - bottomless
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation