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canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale