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::: subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
::: outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
::: ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
::: immobility - state of being immovable
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology