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canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
captious - faultfinding; too critical
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate