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canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country