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incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon