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guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
censorious - severely critical
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism