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Abstinence

N) a refraining from some or all food, drink, or other pleasures.

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Artifice

N) trickery; skill or ingenuity

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Benefactor

N) a patron; one who gives help or financial aid

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Caption

N) a heading or title (found on illustrations)

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Corpulent

A) fat; obese; stout

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Decease

V) to die

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Degree

N) any of successive steps in a process; social, or official rank; unit of measurement for angles and arcs

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Dictum

N) a formal statement of opinion; a saying or adage

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Enclose

V) to shut in all around; surround; out within an envelope

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Induct

V) to place formally in an office or group; to enroll in the armed forces

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Interject

V) to throw in between; interrupt with

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Malfeasance

N) wrongdoing or misconduct, esp. in handling of public affairs

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Podium

N) a small platform (as for a lecturer)

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Prescribe

V) to write beforehand; order, direct or advise

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Secure

A) free from fear, care, danger, etc.; safe; firm (as a knot)
V) to protect; to obtain; to make certain; to make firm or fast

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Sickle

N) a tool with a crescent-shaped blade on a short handle used to cut tall grass or weeds

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Suffice

V) to be enough or adequate

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Susceptible

A) easily influenced or affected by

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Valve

N) a device which regulates flow by means of a membrane, flap, lid, etc.

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Preside

V) to serve as chairman; to have control or authority over