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collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
influx - flowing into
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself