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::: exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
::: parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
::: inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill