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pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?