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skinflint - miser; stingy person
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true