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resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
apposite - appropriate; fitting
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.