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hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
arrhythmic - lacking rhythm or regularity; N. arrhythmia
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
patrimony - property inherited from a father