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rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
indict - charge; N. indictment
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell