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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


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::: amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
::: sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
::: omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
::: abeyance - suspended action
::: convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
::: delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
::: pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
::: dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read