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remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
accomplice - partner in crime