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sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out