Word Set 12

12221abortiona medical operation to end a pregnancy
12222allegeto state without proof
12223chamberenclosed space that holds something e.g. bullets in a gun
12224clausespecific term or demand in a legal agreement
12225coaldark hard substance from the earth burnt as a fuel
12226constraintthing that prevents you moving or acting; restriction
12227damnused as expletives
12228deficitproperty of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
12229expenditureamount of money used during a certain time
12230foreverfor a very long or seemingly endless time
12231inflationcontinual rise in the prices of products
12232inquiryrequest for information
12233mortgagelong-term loan from a bank for buying property
12234poetperson who writes poems
12235presumablyconcerning a true or likely nature
12236provincearea that a country or nation is divided into
12237pumpto make water or any other liquid move using a machine
12238rearto bring up animals e.g. horses as a farmer
12239skirtpiece of clothing for the lower body worn by women
12240whilstduring the time that; at the same time