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industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
hovel - shack; small wretched house
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
longevity - long life; long duration
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny