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stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
trifling - trivial; unimportant
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
asteroid - small planet
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm