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rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
gruel - thin liquid porridge
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)