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tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
squander - waste; spend foolishly
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
vie - contend; compete