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expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
deft - neat; skillful
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things