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::: abeyance - suspended action
::: injurious - harmful; causing injury
::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
::: superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
::: catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
::: exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
::: infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
::: tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly