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parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
lunar - pertaining to the moon
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
scrappy - quarrelsome
import - significance; importance; meaning
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible