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monograph - scholarly article
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
miserly - stingy; mean
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish