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mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
anomalous - abnormal; irregular
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
rotund - (of a person) fat and round
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy