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muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
gratuity - tip
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
alleviate - relieve (pain)
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard