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indigence - poverty
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
monarchy - government under a single ruler