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abridge - condense or shorten
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
vex - annoy; distress
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside