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residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
pauper - very poor person
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.