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::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
::: stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
::: chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
::: savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
::: dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism