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opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly