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parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
cogent - convincing
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental