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sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
demotic - of or pertaining to the people