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vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
pinnace - small boat
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
clientele - body of customers
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)