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inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
chaffing - bantering; joking
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
sluggard - lazy person
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal