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sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke: