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counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
bilk - swindle; cheat
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
infirmity - weakness
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging