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::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
::: bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
::: chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
::: ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
::: incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.