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snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage