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covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
unravel - disentangle; solve
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
meager - scanty; inadequate
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly