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quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
genre - particular variety of art or literature
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots