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elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office