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exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
bearing - deportment; connection
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
bicker - quarrel
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.