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::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: squander - waste; spend foolishly
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
::: subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
::: anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration