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grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of