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prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
forward - presumptuous or bold
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion