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paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
accomplice - partner in crime
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels