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::: provisional - tentative; temporary
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: decapitate - behead
::: compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
::: imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
::: vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
::: bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
::: interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
::: contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat