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isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material