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pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
stipend - pay for services
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer