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scanty - meager; insufficient
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
deface - mar; disfigure
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder