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histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
alcove - nook; recess
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter