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careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
preeminent - outstanding; superior
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve