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sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill