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expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
infantile - childish; infantlike
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout