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rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse