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::: stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
::: broil - cook by direct heat; N.
::: implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke