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::: grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
::: earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
::: chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
::: pedigree - ancestry; lineage