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::: executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
::: parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
::: kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
::: foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet