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compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
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
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor