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::: subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
::: abysmal - bottomless
::: compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
::: functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action