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::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: tranquillity - calmness; peace
::: weary - tired after long work; V.
::: spoof - parody
::: adamant - hard; inflexible
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: abscission - cutting off; separation
::: generate - cause; produce; create