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undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
ensue - follow (as a result)
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
provisional - tentative; temporary