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incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
cohere - stick together
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
retinue - following; attendants
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
aegis - shield; protection; defense