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indigence - poverty
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax