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catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept