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figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
osseous - made of bone; bony
avarice - greediness for wealth
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy