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::: coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
::: filch - steal (things of small value)
::: battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
::: impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
::: salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
::: hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
::: husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person