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::: parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
::: perforate - pierce; put a hole through
::: uproar - noisy confusion
::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
::: variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
::: gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers