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vie - contend; compete
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
artless - without guile; open and honest
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy