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effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
declivity - downward slope
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker