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husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes