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miserly - stingy; mean
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
veer - change in direction; swerve
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
indict - charge; N. indictment