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bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism