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frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
jaunt - trip; short journey
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence