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counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
abscond - depart secretly and hide
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
tranquillity - calmness; peace
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)