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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages