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frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph