vocab 5

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vocab 5
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  1. Parsimonious
    extreme or excessive economy or frugality; stinginess; niggardliness
  2. Pecuniary
    of or pertaining to money
  3. Dismantle
    to disassemble or pull down; take apart
  4. Sumptuous
    luxuriously fine or large; lavish; splendid
  5. Nostalgia
    a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time
  6. Rife
    abundant, plentiful, or numerous
  7. Reviled
    to assail with contemptuous or opprobrious language; address or speak of abusively.
  8. Derogatory
    tending to lessen the merit or reputation of a person or thing; disparaging; depreciatory
  9. Indict
    to charge with an offense or crime; accuse of wrongdoing
  10. Nebulous
    hazy, vague, indistinct, or confused
  11. Pesky
    annoyingly troublesome
  12. Redolent
    having a pleasant odor; fragrant
  13. Repose
    to assume a particular attitude or stance, especially with the hope of impressing others again
  14. Disparate
    distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar
  15. Abstemious
    sparing or moderate in eating and drinking
  16. Extant
    in existence; still existing; not destroyed or lost
  17. Vicissitudes
    a change or variation occurring in the course of something
  18. Edifice
    a building, especially one of large size or imposing appearance
  19. Sultry
    oppressively hot; emitting great heat sweltering
  20. Trenchant
    vigorous; effective; energetic

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