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::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
::: refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
::: pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
::: paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
::: autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures