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gist - essence; main point; substance
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of