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parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book