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::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
::: despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body