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amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
botch - mismanage; blow
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of