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frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
practicable - feasible
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation