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scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society