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penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
advent - arrival
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
wizardry - sorcery; magic
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person