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::: fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
::: rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
::: elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
::: acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
::: arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
::: actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification