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surmount - overcome
malady - illness
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
belligerent - quarrelsome
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
gratuity - tip
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus