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elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
espionage - spying
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
scanty - meager; insufficient
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)