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pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
bilk - swindle; cheat
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
comestible - something fit to be eaten
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret