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isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
gruel - thin liquid porridge
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn