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paucity - scarcity; dearth
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose