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isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent