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skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
acknowledge - recognize; admit
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
bearing - deportment; connection
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
trifling - trivial; unimportant
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant