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skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
remnant - remainder
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story