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husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
prototype - original work used as a model by others
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive