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encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
emancipate - set free; liberate
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient