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isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people