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vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
allegiance - loyalty
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
braggart - boaster; bragger
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature