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::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
::: sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
::: sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
::: cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
::: suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
::: proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
::: handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic