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fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
patrimony - property inherited from a father
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question