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abridge - condense or shorten
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings