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::: requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
::: slither - slip or slide
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
::: nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
::: abode - dwelling place; home
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)