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wastrel - waster; profligate
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
indigent - poor; destitute
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)