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component - element; ingredient
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
cadet - student at a military school
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center