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bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule