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covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
pauper - very poor person