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preamble - introductory statement
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.