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allocation

(n) the share or portion that is set aside for a purpose

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ascetic

(n) person who dedicates their life to religion and lives a very simple life

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beguile

(v) to influence through trickery

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crass

(adj) without sensitivity; gross

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dint

(n) force or power

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enjoin

(v) to direct or order to do something

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envoy

(n) diplomatic agent

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interloper

(n) person who interferes in others affairs

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vicarious

(adj) felt through the imagined participation in the experience of others

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admonish

(v) to caution or advise against

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akinbo

(adj) to have your hand on your hip and your elbow slightly bent

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lassitude

(n) lack of energy

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licentious

(adj) disregarding the rules and laws

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muse

(n) any goddess dealing with a particular art
(v) to meditate or think

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defray

(v) to bear or pay all of part of something