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::: commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
::: swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
::: supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
::: miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items