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recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
awful - terrible; very bad
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels