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windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
dearth - scarcity
ambulatory - able to walk
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war