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paucity - scarcity; dearth
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia