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sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
trident - three-pronged spear
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being