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::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
::: linguistic - pertaining to language
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: indigence - poverty
::: sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
::: layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
::: grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
::: impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly