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pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent