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::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
::: provisional - tentative; temporary
::: sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
::: default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
::: cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
::: whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
::: amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right