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threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
biennial - every two years
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware