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faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of