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skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist