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rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
entity - real being
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
crone - hag; ugly old woman
mischance - ill luck
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew