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purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
annul - make void
euthanasia - mercy killing
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious