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skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
duration - length of time something lasts
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties