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enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
monarchy - government under a single ruler
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement