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::: provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
::: corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road