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pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
skinflint - miser; stingy person
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically