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parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
knack - special talent; art
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
cistern - reservoir or water tank