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collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
affluence - abundance; wealth
quicksilver - mercury
dissent - disagree