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isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
berate - scold strongly
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
melee - fight
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions