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miserly - stingy; mean
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor