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::: paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
::: pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
::: expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience