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::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
::: hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
::: flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
::: prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax