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niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
jaunt - trip; short journey
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect