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::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
::: testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity