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inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
mischance - ill luck
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect