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audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress