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boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny