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blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
append - attach
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile