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remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
compute - reckon; calculate
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index