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Word: alimony

Definition: payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce


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::: procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
::: centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
::: infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
::: remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
::: inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
::: recapitulate - summarize
::: crevice - crack; fissure