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metropolis - large city
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
impecunious - without money
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
arraign - charge in court; indict
engross - occupy fully; absorb
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience