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swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
flotsam - drifting wreckage
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
quicksilver - mercury
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
impecunious - without money
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong