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actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
abscission - cutting off; separation
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
diaphanous - sheer; transparent