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::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: fissure - crevice; crack
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
::: scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
::: ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
::: unique - without an equal; single in kind