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::: abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
::: exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
::: prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
::: factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
::: epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
::: reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
::: verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
::: gist - essence; main point; substance