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::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
::: trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
::: chuckle - laugh quietly
::: founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
::: sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
::: exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
::: enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
::: abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;