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::: farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
::: paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
::: pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;