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::: bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
::: foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
::: unprepossessing - unattractive
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
::: disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument