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actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired