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spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely