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arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
enumerate - list; mention one by one
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity