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gruel - thin liquid porridge
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
craven - cowardly
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter