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provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively