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sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
pecuniary - pertaining to money