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impecunious - without money
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
paucity - scarcity; dearth
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
hoodwink - deceive; delude