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culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance