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marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
ovation - enthusiastic applause
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining