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jaunt - trip; short journey
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
celerity - speed; rapidity
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
slither - slip or slide
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person