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brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal