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::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
::: implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
::: whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
::: erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.