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appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
breadth - width; extent
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
avuncular - of or like an uncle