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::: throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
::: carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
::: parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse