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::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
::: servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length