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plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
engross - occupy fully; absorb
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
fissure - crevice; crack
vying - contending; CF. vie
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''