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wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
arsenal - storage place for military equipment
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions