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blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
decoy - lure or bait; V.
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex