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servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
cleft - N: split
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
brackish - somewhat saline
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief