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arboreal - of or living in trees
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull