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penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses