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prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
component - element; ingredient
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation