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profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
promontory - headland
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest