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::: residue - remainder; balance
::: criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
::: prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
::: uproar - noisy confusion
::: ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
::: egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical