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provisional - tentative; temporary
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
credo - creed
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage