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precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
precise - exact
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society