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thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
espionage - spying
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet