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::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: swill - drink greedily
::: bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
::: philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
::: swindler - cheater
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
::: meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
::: plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
::: promontory - headland