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::: shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
::: lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
::: stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
::: expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
::: embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
::: tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
::: frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive