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destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
fancied - imagined; unreal
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument