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mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses