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swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats