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allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
consternation - great shock; dismay
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor