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::: breadth - width; extent
::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
::: equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
::: catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
::: jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
::: friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
::: ambulatory - able to walk