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impart - grant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark