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lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
hermitage - home of a hermit