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bilk - swindle; cheat
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
edifice - building (of imposing size)
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality