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pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
guileless - without deceit
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted