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::: dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
::: bode - foreshadow; portend
::: anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee