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provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
stipend - pay for services
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain