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deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
deface - mar; disfigure
opportune - timely; well-chosen
gist - essence; main point; substance
prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
citadel - fortress
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly