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insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)