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stipend - pay for services
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
progenitor - ancestor
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol