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ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
insightful - discerning; perceptive
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime