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paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind