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pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
upshot - outcome; final result
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
interminable - endless