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WORDSCAPE AUG 31 - NEW WORDS!

1. Intercensal: Between 2 censuses

Eg. Some nations produce intercensal demographic reports while others do not.

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2. Larceny: T heft of personal property

Eg. He was arrested and charged with larceny.

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3. Whittle: Pare with repeated slicing with a knife; Reduce by repeated subtractions

Eg. He whittled a walking stick from a Rosewood tree branch.

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4. Batten: A strip of wood/ metal used to hold something in place or as a fastening against a wall

Eg. The fixing of counter battens through any form of board is not easy.

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5. Trilithon: A structure consisting of 3 stones, especially 2 uprights and a lintel

Eg. We marveled at the sight of the trilithon of the Roman Jupiter Temple of Baalbek in Lebanon.

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