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  1. to edit
    redact:

    tr.v. Edit something: to edit, revise, or delete content in preparation for publication. “The documents were redacted so personal information wasn’t released to the public.”


    (2) to draw up or frame (a statement, proclamation, etc.).


    Ex. 

    Failure to redact  the required information could result in action against the filer.


    The judicial services representative will not redact  the non-public information for you.
  2. bonus; better quality
    premium


    a prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement, as to purchase products, enter competitionsinitiated by business interests, etc.


    2.a bonus, gift, or sum additional to price, wages, interest, or the like.

    3. a sum above the nominal or par value of a thing.

    • adj.
    • of exceptional quality; of higher price or cost

    • idiom: at a premium
    • in short supply, in demand: time is at a premium


    Ex. 

    Housing in that area is at a premium.

    Of course, green car rentals do come with a premium .

    The new law requires that the administration review premium  increases annually,   beginning this year.

    Don't fill up with the cheap gas, use premium gas.

    In other words, as grants come under fire, there will be a premium  on good communication about your research.

    Order a paid subscription to gain complete access to all premium  content.
  3. fond of luxury
    epicurean:

    fond of or adapted to luxury or indulgence in sensual pleasures; having luxurious tastes or habits,especially in eating and drinking.


    2.fit for an epicure: epicurean delicacies.


    Ex. 

    I'm sorry that the dinner didn't meet your epicurean standards.

    Our more epicurean  neighbors are in nowise sharers in our prejudices respecting the gastronomic properties.

    Naturally, having your town go from rural crossroads to epicurean  epicenter has brought some stresses.
  4. old-fashioned charm; peculiar in a good way
    quaint 

    having an old-fashioned attractiveness or charm; oddly picturesque: a quaint old house.


    2.strange, peculiar, or unusual in an interesting, pleasing, or amusing way: a quaint sense of humor.


    Ex.

    He was born and raised in a quaint village on the French border

    Grandma's home decor was quaint.

    He had a quaint sense of humor

    Martha had quaint idiosyncrasies, like keeping a good luck charm with her wherever she went.
  5. per individual
    per capita

    by or for each individual person: income per capita.


    Ex. 

    Reducing per capita  consumption causes economic shrinkage and unemployment.


    It is a fact that the number of scooters per capita  is higher.


    Many poorer neighborhoods have fewer supermarkets and more fast-food franchises per capita .


    Per capita income is very low in sub-Saharan economies.

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