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pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
hermitage - home of a hermit
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light