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infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
curtail - shorten; reduce
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly