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piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
clime - climate
celerity - speed; rapidity
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.