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dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
compensatory - making up for; repaying
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
swindler - cheater
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part