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frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
caricature - distortion; burlesque
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious