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centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
culprit - one guilty of a crime