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::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
::: mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
::: severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
::: quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
::: emancipate - set free; liberate
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
::: maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
::: shrewd - clever; astute
::: existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors