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scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
boor - rude, insensitive person
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex