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husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction