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::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
::: vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
::: induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
::: curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
::: condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse