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provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
augment - increase; add to
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
engulf - surround and swallow up
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition