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parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
chronic - long established as a disease
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians