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hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation