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stipend - pay for services
clique - small exclusive group of people
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
inverse - opposite
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
refraction - bending of a ray of light
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne