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actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
commodious - spacious and comfortable
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
humility - humbleness of spirit
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment