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beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy