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niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
hoary - white with age
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish