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seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
genre - particular variety of art or literature
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious