lack of restraint, lack of avoidance of personal desire or indulgence
rapport (p 65)
ascetic (p 65)
a person who lives an austere life, dedicates life for pursuit of contemplative ideas
corollary (p 66)
immediate/natural consequnce or result
purports (p 66)
to claim preset falsely, under a pretense
supplanted (p 66)
to replace or take the place of another by force
succor (p 66)
help, relief, aid
person that gives help relief or aid
sojourn (p 66)
opined (p 71)
to hold/express opinion
strident (p 71)
making or having shrieking sharp sound/shrill
having an irritating quality of character
opprobrium (p 71)
the disgrace or reproach of a conduct, shame
hubris (p 72)
arrogance or excessive pride
gymnastic exercises designed to develope strength & vigor
equanimity (p 75)
composure,mental or emotional stability under stress
sinewy (p 76)
vigorous or forceful language
relating ot the tendon
strenght, power, resilience
banalities (p 73)
devoid of frehness or originality: the banality of everyday life.
subsisting (p 74)
to exist; continue in existence.
to remain alive; live, as on food, resources, etc.
to have an existence in, or by reason of, something.
reason of living
crags (p 76)
steep rugged rock; projecting part of the rock
spur (p 77)
anything that impels or urges and action, acheivement, or speed
posit (p 77)
to place, put, set
to lay down or assume as fact
cornices (p 77)
a mass of snow, ice, projecting over a mountain ridge
prominent projecting hazardous feature
underscore (p 78)
to stress, emphasize
unhelmed (p 79)
affable (p 80)
showing warmth or friendliness
easy to talk to
ephemeral (p 88)
lasting for only a very short time
plaintive (p 88)
expressing sorrow or meloncholy
non de plume (p 89)
french: "pen name"
maxim (p 89)
rule of conduct
emblazoned (p 89)
to decorate with bright colors
overwrought (p 89)
extremely/excessively excited or agitated
eminent (p 90)
prominent, high rank
person who has a highly developed appreciation towards the beauty of art and nature
reverting to or suggesting characteristics of a remote ancestor or primitive type
a pretentious, swaggering display of courage.
arising, occurring, or continuing after one's death:
aposthumous award for bravery.
published after the death of the author:
a posthumous novel.
smallness in quantity
pertaining to, characteristic of, or characterized by a form of prose fiction, in which the adventures of a roguish hero are described in a series of usually humorous or satiric episodes that often depict, in realistic detail, the everyday life of the commonpeople:picaresque novel; picaresque hero.
of, pertaining to, or resembling rogues.
a Navajo Indian dwelling constructed of earth and branches and covered with mud or sod.
accuracy, correctness of the whole truth
a person who has retired to a solitary place for a life of religious seclusion; hermit.