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intrepid - fearless
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
abate - subside or moderate
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
brochure - pamphlet
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily