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collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
circuitous - roundabout
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
predecessor - former occupant of a post
biennial - every two years
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
abate - subside or moderate