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economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty