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ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate