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procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning