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pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt