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bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer