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retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate