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circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
cadet - student at a military school
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
obsidian - black volcanic rock
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous