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abbreviate
(v.) to shorten; compress; diminish
chicanery
(n.) trickery or deception
abstemious
(adj.) sparing in use of food or drinks
miscreant
(adj.; n.) evil; an evil person; villain
succinct
(adj.) clearly stated; characterized by conciseness
lecherous
(adj.) impure in thought and act
embarkation
(v.) to engage or invest in
unpretentious
(adj.) simple; plain; modest
epicure
(n.) a person who has good taste in food and drink
reciprocal
(adj.) mutual; having the same relationship to each other
magnanimity
(n.; adj.) a quality of nobleness of mind, disdain of meanness or revenge; forgiving; unselfish
choleric
(adj.) cranky; cantankerous; easily moved to feeling displeasure
erudite
(adj.) having a wide knowledge acquired through reading
abridge
"(v.) to shorten; to limit
penurious
(adj.) stingy, miserly
solubility
(n.) that can be solved; that can be dissolved
foist
(v.) to falsely identify as real
mellifluous
(adj.) having a sweet sound
amity
(n.) friendly relations
cessation
(n.)ceasing; a stopping
mollify
(v.) to soften; to make less intense
ramification
(n.) the arrangement of branches; consequence
labyrinth
(n.) maze
prescriptive
(adj.) done by custom; unbending
disseminate
(v.) to circulate; scatter