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criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
comprise - include; consist of
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
paucity - scarcity; dearth