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::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
::: sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
::: relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
::: parable - short simple story teaching a moral
::: baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
::: inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion