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spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
lascivious - lustful
monarchy - government under a single ruler
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life