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skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make