1. apartment a home in a building divided into separate dwellings
  2. predicament an unpleasant or difficult situation
  3. bereavement state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
  4. preferment the act of preferring
  5. deportment the way a person behaves toward other people
  6. apportionment the act of distributing according to a plan
  7. department a specialized division of a large organization
  8. parliament a legislative assembly in certain countries
  9. appointment a meeting arranged in advance
  10. revetment a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
  11. improvement the act of making something better
  12. impediment something immaterial that interferes with action or progress
  13. improvident not supplying something useful for the future
  14. provitamin A an orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver
  15. provitamin vitamin precursor
  16. revetement a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
  17. hereditament any property that can be inherited
  18. presentiment a feeling of evil to come
  19. debridement surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing
  20. assortment the act of distributing things into classes of the same type