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disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional