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grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
wastrel - waster; profligate
cogent - convincing
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye