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husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
deleterious - harmful