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::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
::: inter - bury; N. interment
::: bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism