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penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
canto - division of a long poem
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
concise - brief and compact
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment