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paucity - scarcity; dearth
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
regatta - boat or yacht race
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance