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carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
discrete - separate; unconnected
injurious - harmful; causing injury