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callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
clandestine - secret
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest