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exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
adept - expert at; very skilled
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite