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provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion