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integrity - honesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
adage - wise saying; proverb
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
surmount - overcome
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult