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thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)