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pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.