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yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance