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::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
::: simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
::: erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
::: unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
::: requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: requiem - mass for the dead; dirge