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brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous