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pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy