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cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
clique - small exclusive group of people
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential