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inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
melee - fight
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout