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polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination