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synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
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
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure