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covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
inter - bury; N. interment
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate