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::: psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
::: parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
::: embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
::: determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
::: defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
::: shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
::: ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke