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expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
stipend - pay for services
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
imperil - put in danger
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
impious - irreverent
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance