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iota - very small quantity
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition