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::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
::: unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
::: frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
::: deserts - what someone deserves
::: brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate