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::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
::: sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: assiduous - diligent
::: palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch