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parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament