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canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
refraction - bending of a ray of light
concise - brief and compact
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
consummate - complete; V.
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful