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adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
attest - testify; bear witness
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
indelible - not able to be erased
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.