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penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
noose - loop formed in a rope
itinerary - plan of a trip; record of a trip
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous