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subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
horde - crowd; swarm
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.