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parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
alcove - nook; recess
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil