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vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment