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cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war