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::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: indigence - poverty
::: constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
::: nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
::: cohesion - tendency to keep together