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scanty - meager; insufficient
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)