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::: falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: granary - storehouse for grain
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
::: compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
::: willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
::: pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader