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wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
disinclination - unwillingness
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.