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::: invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
::: bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
::: confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
::: infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly