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premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
unfeigned - genuine; real
contaminate - pollute
imbibe - drink in
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
collation - a light meal; collating