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niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
avarice - greediness for wealth
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous