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culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
adversary - opponent; enemy
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array