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embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
insurrection - rebellion; uprising
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
adversary - opponent; enemy
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership