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provisional - tentative; temporary
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life