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::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
::: rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
::: rile - irritate; vex; muddy
::: devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
::: adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
::: incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation