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::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
::: sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
::: ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
::: choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
::: groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)