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expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
plumage - feathers of a bird;
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner