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onus - burden; responsibility
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
reimburse - repay; pay back
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
hazardous - dangerous
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand