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spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
simulate - feign; imitate
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition