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humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
cistern - reservoir or water tank
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''