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franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
congenital - existing at birth
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks