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subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile