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requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
distend - expand; swell out
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power