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haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
chuckle - laugh quietly
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
imbibe - drink in
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself