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abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses