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dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources