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interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
craven - cowardly
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
chaffing - bantering; joking
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy