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practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
studious - given to diligent study
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey