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anomaly - irregularity
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof