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::: parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
::: pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
::: glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
::: haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
::: sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
::: trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)